Rutgers SPAA Sponsored Cases and Simulations

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Author(s) Douglas A. Brook   Date 2015     Source Cases and Simulations Portal for Public and Nonprofit Sector, Call for Cases     Abstract What happens when a budget-stressed municipality reduces support to a popular public service and an energized constituency of citizens proposes to tax themselves and their neighbors to restore... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 10:42am
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Author(s) Kurt Fenske   Date 2015     Source Cases and Simulations Portal for Public and Nonprofit Sector, Call for Cases     Abstract In this case study, the deputy director in a state budgeting and planning office has been asked to provide information on the financial and political implications of eliminating personal income tax in... read more
Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 10:39am
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Author(s) Cara Robinson     Date 2015     Source Cases and Simulations Portal for Public and Nonprofit Sector, Call for Cases     Abstract The case of the Homeless Management Information System and domestic violence providers raises important questions surrounding privacy, victim rights, data and research, and federal-local... read more
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 10:31am
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Author(s) Emily Kay Hanks and Samantha Alexander     Date 2014     Source Cases and Simulations Portal for Public and Nonprofit Sector, Call for Cases     Abstract New technologies and new business models often pose challenges for public officials. In the early 2010s ridesharing companies, built on the new technological... read more
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 10:22am
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Author(s) Anne Cowden     Date 2014     Source Cases and Simulations Portal for Public and Nonprofit Sector, Call for Cases     Abstract The death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO., on August 9th, 2014,maybe the tipping point for race-police relations in our nation. Malcolm Gladwell argues in his bestselling book, Tipping... read more
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 10:16am
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Author(s) Kelly Trusty and Kalay Colley     Date 2015     Source Cases & Simulations Portal for Public and Nonprofit Sector, Call for Cases     Abstract A rural Indiana grassroots drug prevention coalition that evolved from a handful of passionate activists to a nonprofit catalyst for community change crumbled when it... read more
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 10:10am
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Author(s) Roberto Falanga, Ph.D.   Date 2014   Source Rutgers University's Cases and Simulations Portal   Abstract  Portugal has been one of the European Countries where a very lively diffusion of participatory processes has taken place in the last few years. When focusing on the Municipality of Lisbon, the political team led by the Socialist... read more
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 1:58pm
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Author(s)Michael McGrath Date2013 Source National Civic Review  AbstractSanta Ana officials ignored the early warning signs of economic distress and a growing structural deficit and failed to develop a long-term strategy for fiscal sustainability. It’s not that Santa Ana has been a spendthrift community. With the exception of public safety, the city has had low per capita general... read more
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 8:23pm
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Author(s)Mark Pisano and Richard F. Callahan Date2013 Source National Civic League AbstractThe most significant finding of this case study is the capacity of leadership to change the direction of the county. Recognition of the need for change arose from an ever-widening public conversation regarding the county’s problems and a set of legal actions taken against county leadership.... read more
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 7:57pm
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Author(s)Michael McGrath Date2013 Source National Civic Review AbstractSouth Gate, a community in Los Angeles County, has a structural deficit that local leaders and managers have been unable to eliminate despite years of austerity and cost cutting. South Gate entered the 2008 recession weakened financially and organizationally by the earlier crisis. Local leaders have struggled to... read more
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 12:57pm
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Author(s) Gloria Rubio-Cort´es   Date 2013   Source National Civic Review   Abstract El Rancho Unified School District (ERUSD) -- serving the city of Pico Rivera in Los Angeles County-- has made good interim leadership choices that have righted the ship temporarily. It has engaged the unions in a productive and flexible process of budget cuts that... read more
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 1:12pm
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Author(s) Dr. Sudhir Kumar Date 2012 Abstract Despite being the fourth largest economy of the world, India is an ironic example of malnutrition and underdevelopment. The Indian state has introduced a large number of welfare schemes with the help of various national and international agencies in order to eradicate the problem of malnutrition. However, these efforts have not been able to... read more
Friday, August 3, 2012 - 3:08pm
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Author(s)Timeka Smith and Amanda Cleveland Date2009 SourceSchool of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University-Newark \ AbstractIn the spring of 2010, T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria Virginia began a comprehensive school reform process toward bolstering the school’s “persistently lowest achieving” status.  This case study highlights the political... read more
Monday, September 19, 2011 - 9:09am
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Author(s) Katherine Cook   Date 2010   Source School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University-Newark    Abstract On July 11, 1995 nearly 8,000 Bosniac men and boys were massacred following the fall of the United Nations Protected Area at Srebrenica. The massacre along with the displacement of over 25,000 refugees was carried out by... read more
Monday, September 19, 2011 - 9:06am
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Author(s) Leslie Chappell   Date 2009   Source School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University-Newark    Abstract On November 5, 2009, Major Nidal Hasan opened fire at Fort Hood, killing thirteen people and injuring thirty-two others.  Hasan’s internal strife over being a Muslim in the United States military combined... read more
Monday, September 19, 2011 - 9:01am
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Author(s)Dawn Minette DateN/A  SourceSchool of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University-NewarkAbstractCollaboration and service sharing among nonprofit organizations is not a new idea. However in difficult economic times its popularity grows among funders, organizations, and academics, as a method for combating resource scarcity. This popularity is in part because as Gale... read more
Monday, September 19, 2011 - 8:58am
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Author(s)Becky J. Starnes Date2011 SourceSchool of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers University-Newark AbstractThis case explores the economic and political implications developed during an attempt to redevelop the downtown area of Clarksville, Tennessee. It is both a descriptive and an evaluative case study. Students will assess facts to identify actors and... read more
Monday, September 19, 2011 - 8:54am
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